Yoga Pose: Standing Hand to Toe (Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana)

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  • Standing Hand to Toe

  • Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana

  • hasta = hand
  • pādāṅguṣṭha = big toe
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Balancing
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From Mountain (Tāḍāsana) pose, lift one foot, bend forward and catch the toes with the fingers. Place the other hand on the hip to square the hip towards the front. Slowly straighten the knee and lift the torso straight up. Use a strap if necessary. Gaze towards the front.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the hamstrings and strengthens the legs. Improves balance.